Grosses

'American Sniper' Adds $3.8 Million on Wednesday; 'The Boy Next Door' Takes $0.84 MillionJanuary 29, 2015 06:25 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Warner Bros. reports that American Sniper added another $3.8 million to its haul on Wednesday, down 49 percent from the same day last week. The biopic has earned $213.4 million domestically to-date, putting it just 2.5 percent behind the pace of 2004's The Passion of the Christ. BoxOffice is forecasting a third consecutive weekend victory for the film over the upcoming Super Bowl weekend.

The Boy Next Door took in $0.84 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day total of $17.8 million. That puts it 19.5 percent ahead of star Jennifer Lopez's The Back-Up Plan.

The Wedding Ringer claimed third place on Wednesday with $0.72 million, down 38 percent from the same day last week. The Kevin Hart-led comedy as brought in $41.8 million through its first 13 days of release.

Oscar contender The Imitation Game was up 3 percent from last Wednesday to $0.55 million yesterday. Its domestic total now stands at $62.2 million.

Paddington capped off the top five with $0.45 million, a healthy 20 percent drop from last week. The well-received animated adaptation has gathered $41.6 million at the domestic box office thus far.

Meanwhile, Mortdecai added $0.28 million yesterday -- giving it a six-day cume of $5.16 million. Strange Magic now stands at $6.25 million through six days with its $0.21 million Wednesday take.

Daily Domestic Gross Tue, Jan. 15 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 15 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$1,305,18315%3,3810$386$230,763,4394New Line
2A Beautiful Mind$1,232,01818%2,222369$554$60,696,1812Universal
3Orange County$743,457-8%2,317--$321$17,352,2891Paramount
4Ocean's Eleven$612,66718%2,670-100$229$163,806,0216Warner Bros.
5Vanilla Sky$478,02526%2,770-72$173$89,195,5375Paramount
6Kate & Leopold$394,72025%2,4670$160$16,028,5923Miramax
7Ali$276,82414%2,52175$110$55,062,2463Sony / Columbia
8Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$242,57810%2,170-511$112$305,929,1889Warner Bros.
9Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$191,719-6%2,810-341$68$69,477,5354Paramount
10How High$160,803-4%1,237-36$130$27,639,3274Universal